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Fossie Bar-B-Que

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603 1/2 E Walnut St, Dickson, TN 37055-2505
+1 615-446-8674
11:00 - 15:00
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Tue 11:00 - 15:00
Wed 11:00 - 18:00
Thu 11:00 - 15:00
Fri 11:00 - 18:00
Sat 11:00 - 15:00
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Smyrna, Tennessee
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52 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I grew up in this town and was here on business last week. It's still in business after 30 years. Best barbecue ever

Thank robert r
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40 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

This BBQ place didn't stand out in my mind as anything really special. It was good and fairly priced. I wasn't a big fan of their sauce, but the pulled pork was good. The sides were average. Not sure I would necessarily visit again with so many other BBQ options available, even at a steeper price point.

Thank Nathan C
Deerfield, Michigan, United States
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 July 2016

we ate there about 45 years ago and moved away,we went back to visit this summer and hunted it down not knowing if it was there and it was and the food was just as good as we remember. bought some bulk to take back to michigan and their fried pies are just like granny used to make had to... More 

Thank Mary P
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

Hands down the best BBQ around (except maybe Mcewen's annual Irish Picnic). The prices are reasonable and food delicious. The only down side is the short window they're open.

Thank William W
Nashville, Tennessee
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2015

Good barbecue and one of the few places where they don't put a bunch of sweet mess on the sandwich and call it sauce. Real old fashion Barbecue.

Thank Ted A
1 review
Reviewed 17 August 2015

Been eating here since Fossie ran the little BBQ place. Many Many years and it is the best BBQ in the USA. It is a drive up order place and now ran by Fossie's descendants. Best food and best people.

Thank Barbra Ann L
Great Falls, Montana
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2014

Small, drive thru with 2 picnic tables (no indoor dining area). Fun and funky little BBQ place. I had the pulled pork plate. True Tennessee 'que.

Thank Darryl F
Dickson, Tennessee
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29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2014 via mobile

No doubt this is the best bbq in dickson, but it's really difficult to catch open. By time I get home from work its closed already. Great food, terrible hours.

Thank Chad W
Bon Aqua, Tennessee
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2013

I have been eating here since I was little (40 years) and there is no other like it. If you come through Dickson and do not stop , you should be arrested!

Thank Jason B
Grand Blanc, Michigan, United States
1 review
Reviewed 10 April 2013

It's a small stand with picnic tables. It's pulled pork BBQ is the best. Great smoked flavor, very lean. The hot red sauce is not thick but is the best. Have been stopping here for BBQ since I was a child many years ago. Family owned and very friendly. This is one of those diamonds in the rough. Don't forget... More 

Thank Teresa M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 603 1/2 E Walnut St, Dickson, TN 37055-2505
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Dickson
  • Phone Number: +1 615-446-8674

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?